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Cultural Studies: Bane of the Humanities

Ellen Weinstein for The Chronicle Review

October 07, 2013 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

According to legend, the late, great Sidney Morgenbesser, professor of philosophy at Columbia University (and as New York's "sidewalk Socrates," a source of many unforgettable anecdotes), once gave an exam to a class consisting of just one question...

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